Born in the UK, Julee settled in Australia in 2005 after spending the previous 17 years relocating internationally many times. The concepts of instability, independence and the breaking of ties experienced during these moves plays out in her desire to free paint and allow it independence from the canvas. She explores this idea through the use of dried paint as her sole material, exploiting its flexibility to create unique works that blend techniques borrowed from textiles, collage and
Julee has been a full-time artist for many years achieving international recognition for her work in mosaic art and her authorship of the book Sculptural Secrets for Mosaic (Schiffer Publishing, USA). Julee has exhibited widely in Australia as well as the United States and Italy. She has been selected as a Finalist for three Art Prizes in the last 12 months. Her artworks are held in private collections in Australia, the UK, the USA, Sweden, Austria, and Canada.
Julee holds a BFA (Sculpture and Painting) from Curtin University, Perth. She lives and works in Melbourne.